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Definition of "vet" []

  • A veterinarian. (noun)
  • To subject to veterinary evaluation, examination, medication, or surgery. (verb-transitive)
  • To subject to thorough examination or evaluation: vet a manuscript. (verb-transitive)
  • To engage in the practice of veterinary medicine. (verb-intransitive)
  • Informal A veteran. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vet" in a sentence
  • "Other than his stance on neutering, our vet is a lovely old man who is a fantastic diagnostician."
  • "Andrea "Andi" Pringle, and his nomination of Robert Mallett as chairman of the Board of Elections and Ethics - both of whom never served long enough to warm their assigned chairs she resigned; his nomination was withdrawn - that there's still some part of the word "vet" that Gray doesn't get."
  • "A visit to a doggy dermatologist (referral from main vet) cost a friend of mine almost $1000 this past summer, and didn't do anything to solve the problem, despite three rounds of drugs and two biopsies."